Meet France's new president: a "normal" guy

Not unlike Angela Merkel, France's new president likes to portray himself as a normal sort of person. Bloomberg News has this profile of Francois Hollande.

15th May, 2012
Hollande: His normality is a point in common with Merkel.

Francois Hollande reached the pinnacle of French power today still declaring himself to be a “normal” guy.

Hollande told a group of reporters on the eve of his swearing in that he would continue living in the rented apartment that he shares with his partner, Paris Match magazine journalist Valerie Trierweiler.

The apartment costs them €3,000 a month, parking included, in the 15th arrondissement of Paris.

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